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Posted:
8/30/2019
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RTI International | Durham, NC
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Job Description

Internship Description

HR Directions seeks a candidate for it's client, RTI International, for a Social, Statistical, and Environmental Sciences (SSES) Quality Office Internship.

The SSES Quality Office is responsible for monitoring and managing the quality of work on SSES projects performed in health, surveys, environment, education, criminal justice, and other areas of social science research. SSES performs more

than 1000 projects and $500 million in work annually at locations across the US and around the world.

The selected intern will assist with developing and implementing an internal survey of SSES staff to assess their awareness of the quality program, understanding of quality program elements, and satisfaction with technical support provided for quality management. This internship will provide you the opportunity to learn about the portfolio of work performed by RTI to address

challenges ranging from opioids to climate change.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

* Assessing tools for conducting an internal staff survey.
* Designing the survey questions in collaboration with quality and survey professionals in SSES.
* Developing and applying analytical techniques to the survey data to interpret the results and identify key findings.
* Developing data visualizations that provide rapid insight into key data content and writing up a summary report on
* findings from the survey.

Required Qualifications

* Currently enrolled rising junior or senior undergraduate or graduate student in a field requiring data analysis.
* Understanding of quantitative and qualitative data analysis and presentation.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills
* Proficiency in one or more software tools for data analysis and presentation, such as Excel, Tableau, Python, R, or SAS.

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience in environment, public health, or education

About RTI International

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to conducting research that improves the human condition.